U-2 Spy Plane Operations
Former U-2 pilot Charles Wilson talked about U-2 spy plane operations. He showed slides from a publicity briefing from the 1980s on a… read more
Former U-2 pilot Charles Wilson talked about U-2 spy plane operations. He showed slides from a publicity briefing from the 1980s on a day-in-the-life of a U-2 pilot. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
This address at 1:30 p.m. April 28, 2010, was at the opening of the forum at the Wilson Center, “Mayday 1960: Reassessing the U-2 Shoot Down,” to examine the role of the U-2 in the missile-gap debate and the political, diplomatic, and intelligence history surrounding the events of 1 May 1960. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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